Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Butler University has completed an 11-game football schedule for this year by adding a fifth home game against Taylor University on Sept. 20.
Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
Give the NFL credit, it has managed to turn a necessary, often pedantic exercise into an annual event which people actually care about.
The Chicago Cubs placed outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the 15-day disabled list Thursday due to a left hamstring strain.
Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley has been named the winner of the NBA Sportsmanship Award.
Forwards Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Anze Kopitar from the Los Angeles Kings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks were named the finalists for the Frank J. Selke trophy as the league's best defensive forward on Thursday.